NORTHRIDGE BOYS BASKETBALL
The Northridge Boys Basketball Team Summary: The 2018-19 season was another record breaking season as the Polar Bears won another District Title and advanced to the Elite Eight becoming Regional Runners up, again for the first time since 1945. Jeff Lisath became Northridges all-time winningest coach.
Past Seasons: The Polar Bears had won three straight SWBL conference titles, with a current win streak of 25 straight conference wins dating back to the 2014 season. The Polar Bears have won back to back Sectional Titles and were District Champs in 2015 and Runners-up in 2016. The Bears tournament losses have come by the hands of Final Four teams in the past two seasons. Their success has been the best in school history since 1980. Their District Title was the first since 1945, when Northridge reigned as State Champions. In the span of three years, the Bears have achieved a 59-17 record and a remarkable 32-4 in SWBL play, while also claiming a 6-3 tournament record.
Coach Jeff Lisath was named SWBL Coach of the Year three years in a row, back to back District Coach of the Year and in 2015, he was named AP Ohio Division III Coach of the Year.
Drew Ogletree was named SWBL Player of the Year twice, as well as District Player of the Year. In 2016, Drew was named Ohio Division III Player of the Year by the basketball coaches association.